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Jim Russell

+ Played in Major Leagues 1942-1951
Biography Data
Positions: OF-942, 1B-11
Proper Name: James William Russell
Born: October 1, 1918
Place Fayette City, Pennsylvania
Death November 24, 1987
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 181 Bats/Throws: Switch-Right
High School:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:September 12,1942 (23.346)
TBC Player ID:17464
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Career Activity
Organizations:PIT, BSN, BRO

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    Tranx DateDescription
    Traded by Braves with Ed Sauer and Cash to Dodgers for Luis Olmo.
    Traded by Pirates with Al Lyons and Bill Salkeld to Braves for Danny Murtaugh and Johnny Hopp.
    Selected by Pirates from Memphis (Southern Association) in the minor league draft.

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